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documentation:examples:setting_up_a_forwarding_performance_benchmark_lab [2020/12/30 08:42] (current)
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 Method used here is to bench only the "worse" case by generating: Method used here is to bench only the "worse" case by generating:
-   - Only smallest size packet (20 bytes for IPv4, 40 bytes for IPv6)+   - Only smallest size packet (20 bytes for IPv4, 40 bytes for IPv6): Generating packets with only 1 byte of payload, and using padding feature could be a possibility too.
    - Offered load is the maximum line-rate of the medium (like under a Denial of Service attack)    - Offered load is the maximum line-rate of the medium (like under a Denial of Service attack)
  
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 <note warning> <note warning>
-You need to use a FreeBSD -head with svn revision of 257758 minimum and if you are using Intel NIC you need [[https://github.com/ocochard/BSDRP/blob/master/BSDRPcur/patches/freebsd.pkt-gen.ae-ipv6.patch|pkt-gen IPv6 and checksum patch]] because hardware CRC checksum is disabled on Intel NIC in netmap mode (Chelsio NIC didn't have this limitation).+You need to use a [[https://github.com/ocochard/BSDRP/blob/master/BSDRP/patches/ports.pkt-gen.patch|patched version of netmap pkt-gen]] because hardware CRC checksum is disabled on Intel NIC in netmap mode (Chelsio NIC didn't have this limitation) and to fix the range bug.
 </note> </note>
  
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-Now we can try to bench your servers for a router usage, like [[documentation:examples:Forwarding performance lab of an IBM System x3550 M3 with Intel 82580]].+Now we can try to bench your servers for a router usage, like [[documentation:examples:Forwarding performance lab of a HP ProLiant DL360p Gen8 with 10-Gigabit with 10-Gigabit Chelsio T540-CR]].
  
 ===== Bench reproducibility and ministat ===== ===== Bench reproducibility and ministat =====
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